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19 year old arrested for public intoxication after thinking 'he was at his girlfriend’s house'

Chatham-Kent Police Service Headquarters in Chatham, Ont., on Thursday, June 16, 2022. (Submitted to CTV News Windsor) Chatham-Kent Police Service Headquarters in Chatham, Ont., on Thursday, June 16, 2022. (Submitted to CTV News Windsor)
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A 19-year-old resident from Chatham is facing a charge of public intoxication after he was located by police on the streets of Chatham but thought he was at his girlfriend’s house.

According to the Chatham-Kent Police Service, at 7:04 a.m. on Saturday a 19-year-old man was located by police on Thornhill Crescent in Chatham under the influence of alcohol.

Police said the man “thought he was at his girlfriend’s house.”

The 19-year-old man from Chatham was charged with public intoxication.

He was then released into the care of his father for his own safety, police said. 

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